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lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise

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The formula has been well-used now and the contestants get drearier each time.
The final will be a drearier place without him and I will certainly not be on the edge of my seat.
If it hadn't been for a chance visit to a market in the South of France, the face of modern British food shopping would look considerably different -and drearier.
himself, who spent much of our lunch party in discussing the dogs and the servants of an English family in one of the drearier suburbs of London.
Able handling and ride, but dreary interior and even drearier image.
IT'S hard to think of a drearier job - washing hundreds of dishes and 25 loads of laundry.
Anything more battered and befouled, more cracked and disjointed, dirtier, drearier, poorer, it would be impossible to conceive [.
To Adams, this is apparently indistinguishable from Morris's much drearier ruminations on the political necessities of the founding, which are deadly earnest and quite platitudinous.
On one of the drearier mornings in Edmonton, Moses decided to revitalize the gang by putting up a bounty on a game of skate.
Like others who had previously surveyed Ground Zero, the Salvation Army leader was shocked by the ravaged urban landscape, made even drearier by a steady rain and dark skies.
IF OPINIONS were worth money Tommy Docherty would not have to work again, but the world would be a drearier place if the Doc retired.
These are poignantly unlovely flights of fancy from her even drearier reality; von Trier filmed each musical sequence with 100 locked-down video cameras, giving them both a drab look and a weird sense of claustrophobia that's totally antithetical to the lush, fluid fantasyscapes of escapist Hollywood dance shows.
Of what avail is any amount of well-being," Roepke wrote, "if at the same time, we steadily render the world more vulgar, uglier, noisier, and drearier and if men lose the moral and spiritual foundations of their existence?
Anything drearier that the lady, or brighter than her blue velvet robe, it is impossible to conceive.
The arena finance moratorium debacle is looking drearier and drearier for America's cities.